GLSA-201405-18 : OpenConnect: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201405-18
(OpenConnect: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)

A stack-based buffer overflow error has been discovered in OpenConnect.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to connect to a malicious VPN
server, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, or a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All OpenConnect users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/openconnect-4.08'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74060 ()

Bugtraq ID: 57884

CVE ID: CVE-2012-6128

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